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Sanjay Reddy on the UN Development System

Sanjay Reddy presented at UNU-WIDER on Wednesday 23 June. Abstract – The UN’s Development Function: Time for Renewal The United Nations’ development function is vital to its purpose. Although the UN has many outstanding development...

26 June 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Charles Gore on Inequality Reduction as a Global Goal: The Nature and Logic of SDG 10

Charles Gore presented at the WIDER Seminar Series on 19 June 2019. Abstract – Inequality Reduction as a Global Goal: The Nature and Logic of SDG 10 Presentation slides An important feature of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed as...

19 June 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Cape Town © Unsplash/Tim Johnson Amina Ebrahim on can a wage subsidy system help reduce 50 per cent youth unemployment? Evidence from South Africa
12 June 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Shreshti Rawat on inequality of opportunity: informal sector estimates for India and policy implications

Shreshti Rawat will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 4 June 2019. Abstract – Inequality of opportunity: informal sector estimates for India and policy implications The persistence of a large informal sector in India has been a matter of...

4 June 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
© Utsav Srestha/unsplash Patricia Funjika on social stratification and intergenerational mobility in Africa - examining linkages with pre-colonial African society
4 June 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Unsplash teacher Khoa Vu on the causal relationship between parental and children's educational attainment: Evidence from Vietnam
29 May 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Vito Peragine on Measuring inequality of opportunity: recent empirical findings and some new theoretical results

Vito Peragine will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 22 May 2019. Presentation – Measuring inequality of opportunity: recent empirical findings and some new theoretical results About the speaker Vito Peragine is Professor of Public...

22 May 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
© UN Photo/JC McIlwaine Ebaidalla Mahjoub Ebaidalla on understanding inequality of opportunity in child health in Sudan
15 May 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Ritwik Banerjee on the link between corruption and tax evasion - an experimental investigation

Ritwik Banerjee will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 10 May 2019. Abstract – T he link between corruption and tax evasion - an experimental investigation Developing countries are typically characterized by “hard-to-tax”...

10 May 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Aimable Nsabimana on weathering shocks: the effects of weather shocks on farm input use in sub-Saharan Africa

Aimable Nsabimana will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 8 May 2019. Abstract – Weathering shocks: the effects of weather shocks on farm input use in sub-Saharan Africa The main objective of this study was to provide evidence on the...

8 May 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Opeyemi Akinyemi on green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa

Opeyemi Akinyemi will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 17 April 2019. Abstract – Green energy and green growth strategy for the sustainable development of sub-Saharan Africa Sustainable development is gaining ground as a paradigm shift...

17 April 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Senegal ©Unsplash/Fracensca Noemi Marconi Saidou Abdoulaye Sy on Measuring energy poverty in Senegal
17 April 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Maureen Were on is export-led growth a mirage? The case of Kenya

Maureen Were will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 10 April 2019. Abstract – Is export-led growth a mirage? The case of Kenya The role of exports in promoting economic growth has been widely acknowledged. However, despite trade...

10 April 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Vegard Iversen on employee referral, social proximity and worker discipline: theory and suggestive evidence from India

Vegard Iversen will present this paper at the WIDER Seminar Series on 3 April 2019. Abstract – Employee referral, social proximity and worker discipline: theory and suggestive evidence from India We propose a new theory to explain why...

3 April 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Sandra Halvorsen on factory employment and fertility decisions

Sandra Halvorsen will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 27 March 2019. Abstract – Factory employment and fertility decisions: Field experimental evidence from Ethiopia Female labor force participation and fertility rates are often found...

27 March 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
James Robinson on an interpretation of African development
22 March 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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